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half ago. john sasaki joins us now. he has late details. john what can you tell us? >> reporter: we just spoke to resources that told us important information about today's developments. investigators showed up to go through the home where ricardo sales was found a week and a half ago. and shortly after they arrived, investigators found a second body. there's no word on how it was not discovered on previous searchings of the home conducted. this is the -- we're going to now hear from the spokesman from the hercules police department. >> at this point the body has not been identified, a cause of death has not been identified. other than that, that's pretty much all the details i have at this time. >> reporter: now fredrick sales has been missing for a week and a half. valdemoro was killed by the chp after a chase into the strip mall in the el cerrito border. it's still going to be a while before police come out and release any more information. we did hear on one hand from hercules pd that they're not going to have any more information tonight, but we did talk to other sources who sa
: that's the warning today from san francisco police to people who use smart phones or musical players without minding their surroundings. >> i usually keep my belongings in my purse. >> reporter: the warning comes after several robberies in which suspects use threats or physical threats to take items from their victims. in one case the suspect entered the back door of the nummi bus to demand the victim's wallet. police say a 15-year-old riding home from school aboard a j church train last night had his cell phone and mp3 player taken by an adult man. >> he is told to give up the device or he's going to be shot. >> reporter: police say five other late night cash and cell phone robberies may have been committed by the same two suspects. with this weekend street festivals and more people on the street, police are urging smart phones and i pod owners to be aware. >> look around, turning your head changes the whole dynamic instantly because they think you are looking at them. >> actually when i'm talking on the phone, i'm more concentrated on the conversation and not what's happening aroun
to the microphone. let's take this press conference now. >> as we wind down the day and its been a long day for us, i want to start by saying that 24 hours ago we had a major explosion and a fire here. we are still at 37 destroyed homes, 7minor and moderate homes damaged. as of now we still have four deaths. law is still looking at the missing person reports to help us if are anymore deaths. we have done our preliminary search, that's complete. we still have a lot of work to do. there are still a lot of hazards at the site. we still have a lot of hot areas. we just came back. is still a lot of smoldering and in those cases we can't get the dogs into check. i still want everybody to know that as much as we want to let folks go back to their homes the area is still a very dangerous area. we have had a lot of requests from folks that want to go home. they want to see their property, they want to see their houses, they want to go see their property. it's a dangerous area and we are asking them to please understand safety is first. the outpouring of support has been amazing. the community has stood tog
minutes after the explosion. >> we have no water at the hydrant. we need them to bring it to us. >> copy that. >> we think we have a broken water main down here so they need to come in from the corner of san bruno avenue. >> we have possibly several blocks on fire at this time. >> also on the tapes we heard some confusion at first as to what exactly was causing the flames. you hear first responders telling dispatchers that it appears that a plane went down. it ended uptaking about 20 minutes before authorities on the scene realized it was actually a gas line explosion. >>> the san mateo coroner's office identified a fourth victim of that explosion and fire as 81-year-old elizabeth torrez. the torrez family said she only made it to her front porch on clairmont drive before she was overcome by flames from thursday's blast. we also learned today funeral services already held later this week for the other three victims. 30-year-old jessica morales. jaquelin grey and her 3-year- old daughter janessa. >>> we've also learned that three members of the bullis family are missing. the coroner's off
to walk again, i had to learn how to use my hands and range of motion. i had to learn how to really speak. >> reporter: at least seven people are still being treated for burn injuries as a result of that pipeline explosion. three at san francisco general and four at st. francis hospital in san francisco. >>> there are new health concerns tonight in the san bruno fire zone. with the possibility of rain, the burn cars, homes and contents could pose a health risk. ktvu's health and science editor john fowler joins us from the fire zone with more. >> reporter: health officials today declared this a hazardous site and requiring residents inspecting their homes like these people to wear white suits and masks. but, fire officials say they do have a plan to protect the public. >> intense heat incinerated everything. releasing potential deadly toxins from asbestos to heavy toxins. crews acknowledge they have not tested. >> we are deciding to handle this material as it would be hazardous, not hazardous waste but hazardous. >> reporter: homeowners let in today but only with protective gear including
, a judge ruled that the measure violated the u.s. constitution. they said in part, "there is no fundamental right to marry a person of the same-sex." prop 8 opponents have until mid- okay mid-october to file their response. >> a funeral is scheduled for san bruno victim jessica morales. her boyfriend, joe ruigomez was seriously injured. >>> a san bruno teenager has organized a benefit concert tomorrow to help the victims of the san bruno explosion. the myers neighbors event is scheduled for tomorrow from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the cappachino cool softball field. the event is free, but organizers encourage donations to be added to the lion's club fund, setup to help the us. >> health, all of the clouds and moisture in advance of a storm system that will impact your forecast for tomorrow. as far as today, we had quite a bit of drizzle and even light showers, measurable in these locations out towards hay ward, you can see .500idge. see.500". we increase rain tomorrows tomorrow across the bay area. you can see not a lot in the south bay, a few hundredth of an inch, .05" but in the north d
members of the bullis family died. dna was used to identify 50- year-old gregory bullis and his 85-year-old mother. the coroner also confirmed remains found at the family home were those of 17-year-old william james bullis. the family had already acknowledged their deaths. >>> pg&e crews began to dig up a natural pipeline running right underneath a densely populated area. but it's not in san bruno. recent tests uncovered a potential problem with this pipe in south san jose near the east ridge shopping mall. a robot inside picked up what appeared to be a dent. >> we got the the results -- the results back last wednesday. so we are seeing was under the ground and making what repairs are necessary. >> samples near the pipe and soil will be determining the remaining use of the line and we have continuing coverage of the explosion on ktvu.com, including more information about pg&e's response since the fire. >>> tonight, one of oakland's largest employers has a plan to move hundreds of jobs out of the city and into suburbs. clorox says they will move 500 workers to their pleasanton location b
. >> and stay with us for continuing coverage of the explosion and fire. you can also find updates at any time and see additional video and photos by going to our website, ktvu.com. click on the san bruno tab. >>> plans to release sarah shourd held hostage in iran for more than a year has hit another snag. iran offered to release her for $500,000 bond. they countered to lower the bail because they are struggling to raise the cash. so far iranian authorities are not -- have not responded. she was detained also with josh fattal and shane bauer. . >> it is unfair that this immigration system is hurting so many families an separating us from our own parents. even if they come to the united states for a better life. >> the groups will join about 500 others across the country. they plan to meet with senator charles schumer and house speaker, nancy pelosi. >>> today, law enforcement officials who support legalizing marijuana went to city hall to announce their support for prop 19. backers say prop 19 would reduce crime by breaking the hold of drug cartels. >> here in oakland, where dozens of people a
update from the california highway patrol, an officer tells us that that 17-year-old driver has been arrested for driving under the influence. the driver was also cited for driving without an accident. officers now say alcohol was definitely a factor in the accident. nevado high school administrators didn't make any announcements about the accident this afternoon. but students like kaley goodson heard about it any way. goodson says she does not know yet which one of her friends was killed in the accident. but it will be hard to deal with. >> it's scary. >> reporter: the five male students between 17 and 18 years old were going west on nevado boulevard in this bmw. the driver lost control and the car did a 180 ending up backwards in the opposite lane of traffic. >> you can see a deep gouge, a grind mark you could say. in the path of the semi. >> reporter: the semi couldn't stop on time. two passengers died on impact. the driver of the semi wasn't injured and helped paramedics pull the injured teens from the wreckage. >> he stepped in to help out, how could you not. really a very
because of one safety -- survived because of one safety precaution. >> reporter: carolyn gray showed us their bank statements along with their insurance documents. at their properties this afternoon, crews used an excavator to pick up the charred rem remnants of what was once the gray's home. >> almost a sense of closure. it's really over. i thought it would be more emotional to see it all disappear and it wasn't. >> reporter: the degree is being wrapped in plastic and taken to the hayward landfill. another priority is removing this melted jungle gym. >> i'm hoping that what we do for them taking them off of their mind so they can come back in a few weeks and see a property that has been cleaned up will help them in their recovery process. >> we're happy to be in a rental house and to start moving forward. >> reporter: we talked with the county in just the last hour. they say crews were able to wrap up their work today because they completed with they wanted to. they plan to work for the next six weeks. reporting live in san bruno, maureen naylor. >>> state utility regulators say they
. >> reporter: the california police chief's association is using similar arguments. >> marijuana is a mind altering drug. it does things to people. more people are going to smoke it if it passes, more will be driving under the influence. >> reporter: there is plenty of support for marijuana. >> probation didn't work. you sell a far more dangerous drug in bars than on the corner. >> reporter: mark from the field poll says passing of the proposition will depend on voter turn out. live in daley city. >> two other new field polls were released today. one shows proposition 23 losing 45% to 34%. that proposition would suspend a new law that requires reduced green house gas emissions. >>> proposition 25 which would change the vote required in sacramento to pass the state budget from a two thirds majority to a simple majority is a head. 46% to 30%. that has dropped since july when 65% of those surveyed supported it. >> a plea from a death row inmate scheduled to die next week hasn't swayed the judge who just allowed executions to resume in california. the convicted murder and rapist albert brow
friday. that's because there's a shortage of a key drug used in executions, sodium thiapenthol. in a statement, the attorney general's office says -- >> reporter: the statement didn't say when that would be and the spokesperson declined to be interviewed. officials say the drug is available for the execution of albert brown, condemned for the rape and killing of a 15-year- old girl in riverside in 1982. uc berkeley law professor heads this -- >> i think we know know why the state was rushing. >> reporter: today brown received a legal setback in court today. attorneys seeking to halt the killing of albert brown asked a marin county superior court for a temporarily restraining order while the state can review the protocol. >> mr. brown cannot prove that -- [ inaudible ] >> the application for a temporary restraining order is defined. >> the department of california corrections did not follow the rules when they enacted these regulations. the court needs an opportunity to evaluate those very serious claims before we carry out executions. >> reporter: attorneys are appealing today'
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